Lot 33 of 221:
Four leaves from Vesalius 1st edition 1543  

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Estimate:
$500 - $800

Title:
Four original printed leaves from the first edition of De humani corporis fabrica

Author:
Vesalius

Place:
Basel

Publisher:
Johannes Oporinus

Date:
1543

Description:

Four leaves. One with woodcut historiated initial. (folio) approx. 42x28 cm (16½x11").

Four printed leaves from the first edition of the foundation work on human anatomy.


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Each creased horizontally and with a quarter-inch hole near the center, plus a few holes in the margins, 1 leaf lightly stained and with 2x1" piece cut from margin; very good.


 
Item number:
277084a
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